Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Scott McConnell”

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Trump and Israel. Kelley Vlahos reports on the uncertainty created by Trump’s …

Posted January 20th, 2017

Trump and the Iran Hawks

At best, Trump appointees’ preoccupation with Iran is a distraction from more pressing security threats.

Posted January 18th, 2017

Bolton and the Iran Obsession

The most worrisome part of Bolton’s record is his avowed support for regime change in Iran and his fondness for the MEK.

Posted December 13th, 2016

Trump’s Disdain for Diplomacy and Restraint

The nuclear deal is a major nonproliferation success, which makes Trump’s attacks on it all the more ridiculous.

Posted July 25th, 2016

Kasich’s Misguided Foreign Policy

His campaign style creates the impression that Kasich is a more responsible and sober politician than his competitors, but his foreign policy is anything but that.

Posted January 20th, 2016

Clinton’s Reckless and Flawed Syria Policy

Clinton’s plan suffers from many of the same flaws as Bush’s.

Posted November 23rd, 2015

Trump and Iran

Donald “Our planet is freezing” Trump’s statements on the nuclear deal are sufficient to prove that his foreign policy judgment is horrible.

Posted September 2nd, 2015

The Nuclear Deal and U.S. Allies

If Iran hawks got their way by scrapping the deal, three of our most important alliances would be badly strained.

Posted August 13th, 2015

Jeb Bush and W.’s Second-Term Foreign Policy

Jeb Bush isn’t even pretending to support foreign policy restraint.

Posted June 29th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

America’s antiwar correspondent. Scott McConnell remembers the career and work of William …

Posted May 8th, 2015

Netanyahu’s Stunt and the “Pro-Israel” Consensus

Many of Netanyahu’s critics don’t like seeing the “pro-Israel” consensus in the U.S. called into question.

Posted February 25th, 2015

Public Opinion and Israel/Palestine

U.S. policy on Israel and Palestine continues to be wildly at odds with what most Americans claim to want.

Posted January 7th, 2015

Jeb Bush and Foreign Policy

The country was already badly misled once by crediting a younger Bush with following in the foreign policy tradition of his father.

Posted November 19th, 2014

Clinton and Iran

Clinton has a distorted view of what a “bad” deal with Iran would look like, and she is quite sympathetic to Iran hawks’ maximalist demands.

Posted November 12th, 2014

The GOP and Israel

Scott McConnell concludes that Jeb Bush has learned nothing from his brother’s …

Posted April 3rd, 2014

Sabotaging Diplomacy with Iran

The Wall Street Journal editors ask a silly question: President Obama says …

Posted December 23rd, 2013

Netanyahu and the “Martyr-State” Myth

Scott McConnell comments on hard-liners’ “martyr-state” hysteria regarding Iran: Those trying to …

Posted April 23rd, 2013